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A review of the recidivism rates of adult female sexual offenders

Author: Franca A Cortoni; R Karl Hanson; Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch.
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Research Branch, Correctional Service of Canada, 2005
Series: Research report (Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch), R-169.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The purpose of this review was to provide information on the prevalence of female sexual offending, and to establish an understanding of the reoffending rates of these women. To achieve this purpose, a systematic review of available information on female sexual offenders was conducted. There were two goals to this study: 1) to provide an estimate of the proportion of sexual offenders who are women; and 2) to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franca A Cortoni; R Karl Hanson; Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch.
OCLC Number: 758077189
Notes: "May 2005."
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 16 pages) : tables, digital file.
Contents: Executive summary --
List of tables --
Introduction --
Method: Proportion of sexual offenders who are female; Recidivism rates of female sexual offenders --
Results --
Discussion --
References.
Series Title: Research report (Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch), R-169.
Other Titles: Examen des taux de récidive chez les délinquantes sexuelles adultes
Responsibility: by Franca Cortoni and R. Karl Hanson.
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Abstract:

"The purpose of this review was to provide information on the prevalence of female sexual offending, and to establish an understanding of the reoffending rates of these women. To achieve this purpose, a systematic review of available information on female sexual offenders was conducted. There were two goals to this study: 1) to provide an estimate of the proportion of sexual offenders who are women; and 2) to establish the known sexual recidivism rates among female sexual offenders."

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